Mandiant’s X account hacked
A hacker gained access to the X account of Google subsidiary Mandiant to use it for a crypto scam. Mandiant has since regained control of the X account.
After gaining access, the hacker gave the Mandiant account the name @phantomsolw, and then posted a message on the social media platform promot... Read more
X worth less than 29 per cent of amount paid by Musk
The value of social media platform X is currently less than a third of the amount Elon Musk once paid for Twitter.
According to Axios, American investment firm Fidelity has once again written down its shares of X. Recently, the investor found that the current value of the social media platform i... Read more
EU to launch X probe over disinformation rules breach
The first official EU investigation based on the Digital Services Act is a fact. Social media platform X allegedly violated rules to combat disinformation and illegal content.
Two weeks earlier, the EU issued an official warning against Elon Musk's platform. In particular, the spread of disinfor... Read more
Threads, Meta’s competitor to X, now also available in Europe
Meta Platforms has also made its social media platform Threads available in Europe since Thursday. Whether the platform will become an X-killer in this region, remains to be seen.
Threads was previously launched by Meta in the U.S. as a potential competitor to Elon Musk's X and founded by Meta t... Read more
Will Elon Musk actually withdraw X from the EU?
X owner Elon Musk is considering making the social media platform unavailable within the European Union. The suggestion comes shortly after EU chief Thierry Breton told Musk to get rid of misinformation regarding the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Breton posted a message on X on Oct. 10 with... Read more
TweetDeck transforms into XPro, a paid service
X, formerly known as Twitter, has now made the TweetDeck tool a fully paid service. This marks the definitive end of the free overview tool for X (Twitter) accounts.
Comments from end users indicate that TweetDeck has officially become a paid service and has been renamed XPro. When users want to... Read more
Meta’s Threads gets search functionality and web access
Meta is giving its "X (Twitter)-killer" Threads new functionality. Among other things, the platform is getting search functionality and a web version is becoming available. Users' requests to provide the platform with more functionality will thus be partially met. Hashtags are not yet coming to Thr... Read more
Twitter becomes “X,” tweets will now be called “x’s”
Twitter is due for a rebrand, according to owner Elon Musk. It will henceforth be known by the name "X." After already converting Twitter Inc's name to X Corp in April, the social media platform itself now appears to be undergoing the transition.
It has long been known that Elon Musk has a very ... Read more
Twitter develops job posting feature for verified companies
Twitter is working on a new feature for verified businesses on the social network. Organizations that choose a paid subscription will become verified businesses and be able to post their job openings on Twitter soon. These will then be additionally promoted on the social network.
Twitter has not... Read more
Threads keeps growing in downloads and active users
The new social media app Threads keeps growing. Also, the first update for the platform has now been released.
This is the finding of researchers at Data.ai. According to the app researchers, Threads recorded more than 150 million downloads, both for iOS and Android, in its first week of existen... Read more